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Stowe School
Latin: Persto et Praesto
("I stand firm and I stand first")
Location
Buckingham, MK18 5EH,
Coordinates 52°01′57″N 1°01′08″W / 52.0326°N 1.0190°W / 52.0326; -1.0190Coordinates: 52°01′57″N 1°01′08″W / 52.0326°N 1.0190°W / 52.0326; -1.0190
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Type Independent school, day & boarding
Religious affiliation(s) Church of England
Established 1923
Chairman of governors Simon Creedy-Smith
Headmaster Anthony Wallersteiner
Gender Co-educational
Age 13 to 18
Enrolment 781
Houses 13 boarding houses, 2 day houses
Publication The Stoic
Former pupils Old Stoics
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Stowe School is a private school in Stowe, Buckinghamshire in England. Fifteen percent of its students come from other countries. Famous people who went there include Richard Branson, Roger Hodgson, and George Monbiot. It is also a boarding school. Boarders pay £10,325 each term. When three or more children from the same family are at Stowe at the same time, the first and second children pay 10% less and the third pays 5% less.

History

Stowe School opened on 11 May 1923. There were two boarding Houses, Bruce and Temple. In the school's second term Grenville and Chandos Houses were started in the eastern wing of the mansion.

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